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EU Extends Sanctions on Russia

EU foreign ministers agreed Monday to back the extension of economic measures imposed on Russia until June of next year.

World » Russia | June 22, 2015, Monday // 11:36 | Viewed: 1612

Greece PM Braces for Eleventh-Hour Talks over Bailout

Eurozone leaders are set to meet on Monday in last efforts to solve a debt crisis that could force Greece out of the single currency area.

World » Southeast Europe | June 22, 2015, Monday // 08:16 | Viewed: 1797

Romania PM Temporarily Steps Aside Citing Health Reasons

Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta has announced he is vacating the office for some time for health reasons.

World » Southeast Europe | June 22, 2015, Monday // 07:37 | Viewed: 1778

Tens of Thousands of Britons March Against Austerity

Tens of thousands took to the streets of UK towns and cities on Saturday to defy reelected PM David Cameron's plans to continue with austerity policies.

World » EU | June 20, 2015, Saturday // 21:33 | Viewed: 3919

Russian President Putin Urges for Ultimatum-Free Dialogue

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for a stop to the ultimatums posed to his country at a speech held at the International Economic Forum in Saint Petersburg Friday.

World » Russia | June 19, 2015, Friday // 20:46 | Viewed: 4403

Greek Banks Expect Massive Outflows Following Latest Failure of Bailout Talks

Greek banks are expecting to be subjected to massive outflows after the latest round of talks between Athens and its international creditors on agreeing a new bailout for the country, failed to reach progress on Thursday.

World » Southeast Europe | June 19, 2015, Friday // 15:55 | Viewed: 4083

Russia, Greece Sign Memorandum on Construction of Turkish Stream Pipeline

Russia and Greece signed on Friday an intergovernmental cooperation memorandum on the construction of a continuation of the Turkish Stream pipeline on Greek territory.

World | June 19, 2015, Friday // 11:49 | Viewed: 4373

Serbia Ready to Shut Down State Media as Privatisation Deadline Nears

The Serbian government expressed readiness to shut down state media in case they do not comply with the approaching privatisation deadline.

World » Southeast Europe | June 19, 2015, Friday // 10:37 | Viewed: 3715

Opposition Centre-Right Bloc Wins Danish General Elections

The opposition centre-right group, which is led by former Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen defeated the ruling centre-left coalition in the general elections, which were held in Denmark on Thursday.

World » EU | June 19, 2015, Friday // 09:39 | Viewed: 1752

Greece, Lenders 'Close to Deal' - FM Varoufakis

The gap between fiscal targets proposed by Athens and international creditors is quite narrow, Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has said, after a Eurogroup-IMF meeting on Greece's debt talk ended with no results.

World » EU | June 18, 2015, Thursday // 21:55 | Viewed: 4204

No 'Adults in the Room', IMF's Lagarde Says as Greek Debt Talks Fail

There have been no results at the last-minute negotiations at a Luxembourg meeting of Eurozone finance ministers also attended by Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

World » EU | June 18, 2015, Thursday // 21:14 | Viewed: 4937

Alexis Tsipras Says Greece's Pension Statistics 'Manipulatively Used'

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said in an article published by German daily Tagesspiegel.

World » Southeast Europe | June 18, 2015, Thursday // 18:28 | Viewed: 4018

Turkish Stream Construction Begins June-July, Russia EconMin Says

Construction of the Turkish Stream project might begin as soon as end June or the beginning of July 2015 as stated by Russian Energy minister Alexander Novak on Thursday in an interview for RBC TV.

World » Russia | June 18, 2015, Thursday // 15:52 | Viewed: 2011

Greek Foreign Minister Kotzias Notes Strategic Importance of Balkan Gas Interconnection

The construction of a vertical gas corridor that will be connecting Bulgaria, Greece and Romania was one of the topics discussed at the meeting of Bulgarian Foreign minister Daniel Mitov and his Greek counterpart Nikos Kotzias, BGNES reported.

World » Southeast Europe | June 18, 2015, Thursday // 13:59 | Viewed: 1971

Worldwide Displacement Hits New High, UNHCR reports

Conflicts and violence across the world have increased the number of people forced to leave their homes to the record 60 million on a global scale, as reported by the UN.

World | June 18, 2015, Thursday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1460

Woman to Appear on New USD 10 Bill

US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has said a woman will be featured on a redesigned USD 10 bill.

World | June 18, 2015, Thursday // 09:14 | Viewed: 3362

Greek Gas Company DEPA Should Remain State-Owned – Energy Minister

Greece will not privatize gas company DEPA, according to Energy Minister Panagiotis Lafazanis.

World » Southeast Europe | June 18, 2015, Thursday // 08:33 | Viewed: 3592

Hungary Plans 4-kilometer Fence Along Serbian Border to Fight Refugee Influx

Hungary is set on building a 4-kilometer fence along its border with Serbia in order to counteract the immigrant influx to the country.

World » EU | June 17, 2015, Wednesday // 15:17 | Viewed: 3509

Romania Expects to Finalize Agreement on Units 3,4 of Cernavoda NPP by end-2015

Romanian nuclear energy company Nuclearelectrica hopes to finalize an agreement on the construction of units 3 and 4 of the Cernavoda nuclear plant with China General Nuclear Power Corp by end-2015.

World » Southeast Europe | June 17, 2015, Wednesday // 13:21 | Viewed: 1941

NATO Condemns Russian Nuclear Plans, Moscow Criticises Approach of West

NATO condemned the announcement of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who said on Tuesday that the country is planning to boost its nuclear arsenal by forty new intercontinental ballistic missiles.

World | June 17, 2015, Wednesday // 09:54 | Viewed: 1800

New Far-Right Political Group Emerges at EU Parliament

The leader of the French National Front Marine Le Pen announced in Brussels on Tuesday the establishment of a new far-right political group in the European Parliament.

World » EU | June 17, 2015, Wednesday // 08:15 | Viewed: 1664